Definition of Manson, Sir Patrick in English:

Manson, Sir Patrick

proper noun

  • (1844–1922), Scottish physician, pioneer of tropical medicine. He discovered the organism responsible for elephantiasis and established that it was spread by the bite of a mosquito; he then suggested a similar role for the mosquito in spreading malaria.

Pronunciation:

Manson, Sir Patrick

/ˈmans(ə)n/